Journal

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Wednesday, July 3

09:20PM
Pic du Midi climb with new crew members. We are awaiting nightfall perched at an altitude of more than 2500m. The coolness of the twilight and the light breeze announce a fluid and clear sky. Between earth and sky, Stellina is prepared, ready to lead us to a new celestial destination. Just what are we going to discover tonight?

 

Date: 03/07/19
Location: Pic du Midi, Pyrénées, France
Author: Vaonis

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Saturday, June 8

04:15AM
Cherry clouds in the dark. Let’s look closer: we can see stalagmites rising from inside. Like we’re in a cave dug into the universe. Now we see why they call it the Pillars of Creation…

Object: M16 Eagle nebula
Date: 08/06/19
Stacked images: 168x10s
Total exposure time: 28min
Location:
Software version:
Author: Vaonis

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Saturday, May 18

03:00AM
At first, we thought that someone had thrown a snowball on our lens. But is was not melting. The smear becoame crispier. ready to bang in the universe.

Object: NGC 5139 Omega Centauri
Date: 18/05/19
Stacked images: 44x10s
Total exposure time: 7min
Location:
Software version:
Author: Vaonis

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Wednesday, February 13

00:50AM
Burnt umber, electric greens, and lemon glacier. In the winter sky, Eric witnessed a whirlwind of color. The Orion nebula cradling new-born stars.

 

Object: M42 Orion Nebula
Date: 13/02/19
Stacked photos: 96x10s
Total exposure time: 16min
Location: Belfort, France (from a flat balcony in a light polluted area)
Software version:
Author: Eric Z.

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Thursday, November 15

11:45PM
How old is this dazzling stone grey sphere?
Can you tell by counting its spots, like a ladybug?
We’ll get closer to find out.

Object: Moon
Date: 15/11/18
Images stacked: 1 (live image)
Total exposure time: n/a
Location: France
Software version:
Author: Vaonis